Joaquín T. Limonero, PhD
Vice-dean of postgraduate studies
Stress and Health Research Group
Unitat de Psicologia Bàsica
Facultat de Psicologia, Carrer de la Fortuna
Edifici B, Despatx B5-145
Campus de la UAB, 08193 Bellaterra
(Cerdanyola del Vallès), Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Joaquin T. Limonero, Ph.D. is a Professor of Health Education and Palliative Care in Faculty of Psychology at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain.
He is member of different societies (Spanish Society of Palliative Care, Catalano-Balear Society of Palliative Care (ex vocal member); International Society of Emotional Intelligence and Spanish Society of Study Anxiety and Stress (Vocal member).
Investigates and collaborate with leading Spanish palliative care units and with the Qualy Observatory / WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Palliative Care Programmes (Institut Catala dOncologia, Spain).
He has published national and international peer-reviewed papers, abstracts and book chapters, and is reviewer of different journals of palliative care and others than cover different psychology topics
His research interests include: Palliative care, including suffering, emotional distress, the emotional reactions/adaption process of the patient and family, caregivers burden, the grieving process, resilience and emotional intelligence and the development and adaptation of diverse scales to measure these constructs.
Dr. Limonero is member of different societies (Spanish Society of Palliative Care, Catalano-Balear Society of Palliative Care (ex vocal member); International Society of Emotional Intelligence and Spanish Society of Study Anxiety and Stress (Vocal member).
He has been invited reviewer in many different journals of Palliative Medicine, Nursing and Psychology during the last decade. Also he is invited speaker in different congress of palliative care.
He is current coordinator of different projects related to 1) emotional distress of primary caregivers of advanced and end of life patients, 2) development of psychosocial needs scale of dying patient attended in palliative care unit and 3) assessment of loneliness of dying patient and other similar works related to palliative care frame.
1. Limonero JT, Tomas SJ, Mate MJ, et al. Evidence for validity of the Brief Resilient Coping Scale in a young Spanish sample. The Spanish Journal of Psychology. doi: 10.1017/sjp.2014.35
2. Gorina M, Limonero JT, Penart X, Jimenez J, Gasso J. Comparison of the satisfaction of users of home care vs. integrated model Comparison of Model on patient level of satisfaction of users of home care: Integrated model vs.dispensaries model Atencion Primaria. doi: 10.1016/j.aprim.2013.07.011 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aprim.2013.07.011.
3. Krikorian A, Limonero JT, Roman JP, Vargas JJ, Palacio C. Predictors of Suffering in Advanced Cancer. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013.
4. Mate MJ, Gonzalez BJ, Calsina BA, et al. The Institut Catala dOncologia ICO model of palliative care. An integrated and comprehensive framework to address essential needs of patients with advanced cancer. J Palliat Care. 2013; 29(4): 237-243.
5. Mateo OD, Gomez BX, Limonero JT, Martinez MM, Buisan M, de Pascual V. Effectiveness of psychosocial intervention in patients with advanced illness and end of life Effectiveness of psychosocial intervention in patients With advanced disease and end of life.Psicooncologia. 2013; 10(2-3): 299-316.
6. Krikorian A, Limonero JT, Vargas JJ, Palacio C. Assessing suffering in advanced cancer patients using pictorial representation of illness and self-measure PRISM preliminary validation of the Spanish version in a Latin American population. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2013; 21(12): 3327-3336. doi: 10.1007/s00520-013-1913-5
7. Limonero JT, GomezRomero MJ, Fernandez CJ, Tomas SJ. Influence of Perceived emotional intelligence and impulsivity in cannabis abuse in young Influence of Perceived emotional intelligence and impulsivity in cannabis abuse in young.Ansiedad y Estres. 2013; 19(2-3): 223-234.
8. Ruiz Mdel R, Limonero JT. Professional attitudes towards normal childbirth in a shared care unit. Midwifery. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2013.07.003
9. Krikorian A, Limonero JT, Corey MT. Suffering assessment: A review of available instruments for use in palliative care. J Palliat Med. 2013; 16(2): 130-142.
10. Krikorian A, Limonero JT, Mate J. Suffering and distress at the end-of-life. Psychooncology. 2012; 21(8): 799-808 doi: 10.1089/jpm.2012.0370
11. Limonero JT, Tomas SJ, Fernandez CJ, GomezRomero MJ, Aradilla HA. Resilient coping strategies and emotional regulation: predictors of satisfaction with life. Resilient coping strategies and emotional regulation: Predictors of life satisfaction.Behavioral Psychology/ Psicologia Conductual. 2012; 20(1): 183-196.
12. Krikorian A, Limonero JT. An integrated view of suffering in palliative care. J Palliat Care. 2012; 28(1): 41-49.
13. Limonero JT, Mateo D, Mate MJ, et al. Evaluation of the properties of the questionnaire psicomotricas Screening Emotional Upset DME in patients oncologicos. Assessment of the psychometric properties of the scale detection of emotional distress in cancer patients.Gac Sanit. 2012; 26(2): 145-152. doi: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2011.07.016
14. Limonero JT, Tomas SJ, Fernandez CJ, Cladellas R, Gomez BJ. Perceived personal competence and death anxiety in nursing students staff Perceived competence and death anxiety in nursing students. Anxiety and Stress. 2010; 16(2-3): 177-188.
15. Limonero JT. Evaluation of the grieving process. Assessment of grieving process. Med Paliativa. 2010; 17(Supp 1): 45-46.
16. Limonero JT, Lacasta MM, Garcia GJA, Mate MJ, Prigerson HG. Adaptation to Castilian inventory complicated grief. Spanish adaptation of the Complicated Grief.Inventory Med Paliat. 2009; 16(5): 291-297.
17. Lacasta RMA, Rocafort GJ, Blanco TL, Limonero JT, Gomez BX. Psychological Intervention in Palliative Care. Analysis of services in Spain. Psychological intervention in palliative care. Analysis of services in Spain. Medicina Paliativa. 2008; 15(1): 39-44.
18. Navarro E, Limonero JT, Mate J, Gomez RMJ. Communication and information needs in the oncologic patient survivor Communication and information needs in the cancer survivor.Psicooncologia. 2010; 7(1): 127-141.
19. Mate J, Mateo D, Bayes R, et al. Elaboration and proposal of a tool for the detection of distress in patients at end of life purpouse of an instrument for the detection of emotional distress in patients at the end of life. Psico oncologia. 2009; 6(2-3): 499-506.
20. Mate J, Gonzalez BJ, Ibanez SM, et al. Autolotica the end of life in palliative oncological patients apropos of a case ideation. Autolytic ideation at the end of life in palliative oncological patients. Case report. Psycho oncology. 2008; 5: 339-358.
21. Amurrio LDGLM, Limonero GJT. El concepto de duelo en estudiantes universitarios Grief concept in university students. Med Paliat. 2007; 14: 14-29.
22. TomasSJ, Limonero JT. Death depression and death obsession Are they different constructs . Psychol Rep. 2007; 100(3I): 755-758. doi: 10.2466/PR0.100.3.755-758
23. TomasS J, Limonero JT, Abdel KAM. Spanish adaptation of the Collett Lester fear of death scale. Death Stud. 2007; 31(3): 249-260.
24. Limonero JT, TomasS J, Femandez CJ. Perceived emotional intelligence and its relation to tobacco and cannabis use among university students. Psicothema. 2006; 18(1): 95-100.
25. Limonero JT, Tomas SJ, Fernandez CJ. Relationship between perceived emotional intelligence and death anxiety in college students. Relationship Between Perceived emotional intelligence and death anxiety in college students. Anxiety and Stress. 2006; 12(2-3): 267-278.
26. Sanz A, Villamarin F, Alvarez M, Limonero JT. Microanalysis of the relationship between goal self-efficacy and cardiovascular reactivity. A test for the moderating role of incentive value and the mediating role of anxiety. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 2006; 62(1): 66-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2006.01.013
27. Tomas SJ, Gomez BJ, Limonero JT. The death anxiety inventory A revision. Psychol Rep. 2005; 97(3): 793-796. doi: 10.2466/pr0.97.1.21-24
28. Bayes R, Limonero JT. Influence of proximity to death on the factors that can help you die peacefully. Influence of the proximity of death on the priority of the factors That can help people to have a good death.Med Clin. 2005; 124(14): 556. doi:
29. Fernandez FME, Aguirin CP, Limonero JT, et al. Estondares de formacian psicologica en Cuidados Paliativos Standards of psychological training in palliative care. Med Paliat. 2004; 11(3): 174-179.
30. Tomas SJ, Limonero JT, Templer DI, Gomez BJ. The death depression scale revised. preliminary empirical validation of the spanish form. Omega. Journal of Death and Dying. 2004; 50(1): 43-52. doi: 10.2190/XBRR-PMPP-C0XH-KP80
31. Comas M, Calafell B, Limonero JT, Bayes R. Elaboracian an observational scale laevaluacion of depression in Paliativosestudio preliminary Care. Development of an observational scale for Assessing depression in palliative care a preliminary study.Med Paliat. 2004; 11(2): 96-101.
32. Limonero JT, Tomas SJ, Fernandez CJ, Gomez BJ. Influence of perceived emotional intelligence in nursing work stress Influence of Perceived emotional intelligence in nursing work stress. Anxiety and Stress. 2004; 10(1): 29-41.
33. Tomas SJ, Limonero JT. Comparison of the levels of death anxiety in nursing students from Egypt and Spain Comparisons Between Levels of death anxiety of nursing students Egypt and Spain. Clinical Nursing. 2004; 14(6): 328-333.
34. Colell BR, Limonero GJT. What worries the oncology patients caretaker. Rev Enferm. 2003; 26: 8-12.
35. Fernandez CJ, Limonero JT, Rovira T, Albaina S. Unrealistic optimism and perceived control role of personal competence. Psychol Rep. 2002; 91: 431-435.
36. Limonero JT. Assessment of needs and concerns in terminally ill situation. Assessment of needs and terminally ill patients in worries.J Health Psych. 2001; 13(2): 63-77.
37. Bayes R, Limonero JT, Barreto P, Comas MD. A research system for emotional needs of terminal patients. Med Paliat. 2001; 8(2): 71-79.
38. Bayes R, Limonero JT, Romero E, Arranz P. What can help to die peacefull. Med Clin. 2000; 115(15): 579-582.
39. Bayes R, Limonero JT, Barreto P, Comas MD. A way to screen for suffering in palliative care. J Palliat Care. 1997; 13(2): 22-26.
40. Limonero JT. Ansiedad ante la muerte. Death anxiety. Ansiedad y Estres. 1997; 3(1): 37-46.
41. Limonero JT . The phenomenon of death in the investigation of the phenomenon of death emocionesThe in the emotion research. Journal of General and Applied Psychology. 1996; 49 (2): 249-265.
42. Bayes R, Limonero JT, Barreto P, Comas MD. Assessing suffering Lancet. 1995; 346 (8988): 1492. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(95)92511-2
43. Limonero JT, Bayes R. Being in the field of terminally ill situation. Wellbeing in the field of terminally ill patients. Med Paliat. 1995; 2(2): 53-59.
44. Limonero JT, Bayes R, Espaulella J, Roca J. Degree of accuracy of prediction of life in oncological patients in terminal situation Level of prognosis accuracy of life in terminal cancer patients. Med Paliat. 1994; 1(2): 26-30.
45. Limonero JT. Some contributions of psychology to the field of terminally ill situation. Some Contributions of psychology to the field of terminally ill patients. Yearbook of Psychology. 1994; 61: 85-92.
46. Limonero JT, Comas MD, Roca J, Bayes R. Palliative Care Unit Near Death Palliative care unit and well proximity to death and wellbeing. Med Clin. 1993; 101(11): 439.
47. Limonero JT, Gil-Moncayo F. Importance of Psychological Research in Palliative Care: Barriers in its Development. Palliat Med Hosp Care Open J. 2014; 1(1): 1-3. 10.17140/PMHCOJ-1-101